TIP-MONT, the "crime stoppers" program managed by Montana, Fish, Wildlife & Parks offers substantial rewards to callers who report valuable information on natural resource crimes. If the information leads to an arrest and conviction, the caller may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.
Callers who observe a crime involving big game, fish and vandalism in parks may call 1-800-TIP-MONT telephone line to make a report. Another option is to call the local FWP warden or sheriff's office.
Some of the most valuable calls are those placed immediately after the crime occurs giving accurate, detailed information that helps wardens investigate the crime and identify the criminal. Callers may remain anonymous, if they choose.
Here are some tips to help make a TIP-MONT call a call that gets results.
Protecting Montana's valuable resources is our collective responsibility, and the TIP-MONT hotline is a quick and easy way to help provide that protection.